June, 2008

20th Annual World Auction Auctioneers Championship

20th Annual World Auction Auctioneers Championship

SPOKANE, Wash. – Top auctioneers and ring people from the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom came together earlier this month to compete in the 20th Annual World Auction Auctioneers Championship at DAA Northwest. Paul Behr, of the National Auto Auctioneers Association, announced the winners as: —Champion: Danny Schorno, of Yelm, Wash. —Top Ring Person: […]

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Shopko Stores to Sell Surplus Properties at Auction

Shopko Stores to Sell Surplus Properties at Auction

Lakeland, FL – Higgenbotham Auctioneers International Ltd., Inc. (“HAI”), announced today that Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC (Shopko) has retained HAI to offer at auction 28 surplus properties situated adjacent to operating Shopko stores. These out parcels range in size from .43± to 9.36± acres and will be sold on location in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, […]

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R.E.M. Signed Guitar for Music and Arts Education Benefit Auction

R.E.M. Signed Guitar for Music and Arts Education Benefit Auction

Savannah, Ga -based Gretsch Guitars has a foundation that donates guitars that are decorated by artists or signed by musicians and then sold to raise funds for music and arts education programs. Because Gretsch CEO Fred Gretsch believes in “Enriching lives through participation in music,” the Gretsch Foundation has generously donated a new hollow body […]

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Gainsborough Portrait Highlights Bonhams Old Master Paintings Sale

Gainsborough Portrait Highlights Bonhams Old Master Paintings Sale

A recently discovered portrait by one of Britain’s most loved and respected 18th Century artists, Thomas Gainsborough, (British 1727-1788), is to be sold in Bonhams Sale of Old Master Paintings on 9 July at 101 New Bond Street, London. The oil painting, which has never been seen at auction before, is expected to fetch £80,000-120,000. […]

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